CNBC TV 18 Overdrive Awards 2011 – The best get honored

CNBC—TV18 in association with Overdrive and ICICI Bank Car Loans have announced the most comprehensive awards in the automotive sector on Tuesday, January 04, 2011.
The 11th edition of the CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards 2011 had honored all of the India’s automobile champions.

The Toyota Etios and the Hero Honda Twister have been announced as the Car and Bike of the Year at the awards ceremony.

The awards aimed at making green technology available for the Indian auto industry in the days to come to reduce the carbon emissions of the cars and bikes and look at conserving the environment.

No wonder the automobile manufacturers are under pressure to make vehicles that comply with reducing the carbon footprint.

The CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards 2011 had emphasized the need for the green technology.

Glitterati at the awards function included:
Rajeev Bajaj, President, Bajaj Automobiles
Hiroshi Nakagawa, MD, TKM
R. C. Bhargava, Chairman, MSIL
Kiran Bedi, social activist and retired IPS officer
Capt. Gopinath, Founder, Deccan 360
Dia Mirza and Dino Morea the celebrities from Bollywood
Dinesh Kumar and Prasoon Joshi both have lifted India’s name to glory at the CWG and the Asiad.

According to Anil Uniyal, the CEO CNBC-TV18 and the CNBC AWAAZ, the CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards have established a standard for excellence in automotive sector in India. With every passing year, the awards team introduces new categories so even the conglomerates that have set themselves as example in the automotive engineering are recognized and honored.

Following is the list of 11th edition of the CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards 2011
Compact car of the year — Ford Figo
Premium hatchback of the Year — VW Polo
Mid-size car of the Year — Toyota Etios
SUV/UV of the year – Skoda Yeti
Premium automobile of the year – BMW 5 Series
Performance car of the year — Audi A4 3.OTDi
Import car of the year- Mercedes SLS AMG
Import SUV of the year — Hyundai Santa Fe
Scooter of the year — TVS Wego
Bike of the year – Honda Twister
Performance bike of the year — Suzuki GSX R1000
Import bike of the year — Ducati Monster 796
Hall of Pride bike — Bajaj Pulsar

Green Award of the year — Toyota Prius
Engine of the year — Suzuki K12B
Motorsport Award of the year — VW Motorsport

Viewer’s choice awards
Bike — Yamaha SZX
Car — Ford Figo

Storyboard Auto commercial of the year
Car — Honda Jazz X
Bike — Bajaj Discover
Hall of Pride — Bajaj Pulsar

Manufacturer of the year – Maruti Suzuki India

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  1. mano

    passion pro
    madel 2011
    rate please

  2. ayush khandelwal

    SIR I WANT TO BUY A CAR BUT I HAVE A PROBLEM MY INDUSTRIES SITUTED
    IN RURAL AREAS THERE NO PROPER WAY FOR RUN THE CAR SO YOU SUGGEST TO ME WHICH CAR COMFORT FOR ME TO BUY

    I CHOOSE TWO CAR MODEL
    1 NEW MARUTI SWIFT VDI IN DIESAL
    2 NEW BEAT LTO IN DIESAL
    THEASE TWO CAR I LIKE TO BUY BUT YOU SUGGEST TO ME WHICH CAR BEST FOR ALL OVER RUNING AREAS

  3. john agarwal

    hi.. iwant to buy a car at around 6 lacs..
    should i go for dzire or jazz or any other or should i wait for any new further launches in this segment. i really liked hyundais veloster and i30, are their launches comming soon?? pls help??

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